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Wellesz, Egon: Die Bakchantinnen (The Bakchantines) op. 44 (1928-29) 120'
Opera in two acts

Music Text

Libretto by the composer after the play by Euripides (G)

Scoring

2dramS,lyrS,dramT,lyrBar,characterBar,2B; chorus 3(III=picc).2.corA.2.bcl.2.dbn-4.4.3.1-timp.perc-2harps-strings On-stage:3tpt.3trbn-perc:SD

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World Premiere

20/06/1931
Vienna
Unknown

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Thomas Mohr/Roberta Alexander/Hans Aschenbach/Claudia Barainsky/Michael Burt/Harald Stamm/Michelle Breedt/Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin/Gerd Albrecht
Orfeo C136002H
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